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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 30, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta for all your travel roquirpaionli Plannmg A Trip? BUTTE TRAVEL SERVICE S CANADIAN WESTERN AIRLINES Steamships The Lcthbrldgc Herald Lethbridge, Alberta, Tuesday, June 30, 1970 PAGES 13 TO 24 Jerry Jjlanct s A. E. CROSS J-Jfiotogi-aphy WE TAKE GRAIN IN TRADE ABOVE MARKET PRICES GIVEN City Council Calls For Bylaw To Increase Density On Drive De Holland Twin Otter Ready For Local Service Time Gets Turbo-Prop Plane A bylaw is to be prepared that will allow higher density standards on Mayor Magrath Drive. John Hammond, city solici- tor, was instructed by council last night to draw up the by- law in accordance with rec- ommendations of Erwin Adder- ley, director of planning. Council passed a resolution June 2 stating its intention to have the bylaw prepared as soon as a report from Mr. Adderley was ready. Mr. Adderley at that time, and again in his latest report, recommended against such ac- tion. His recommendation al- lows the development of a pro- posed high-rise motel on the Drive, but also points out that every site along the drive cur- rently zoned Ci! commercial could double its present capac- ity. The specific change to be made in tire bylaw will be- to change the floor area ratio from 0.50 to 1.00. Regulations governing maximum coverage will be deleted. The effect will be to allow twice as much floor area on any parcel of land in a C8 zone. Aug. 10 is the earliest possible date a public hearing could bo held on the bylaw. Low-Cost Housing Plans Discussed low-cost housing plan for per front foot was tabled A recommendation from the housing committee that the city sell serviced lots under the new by council last night until more in- formation could be obtained by the city solicitor on the legal aspects of the situation. Mayor Andy Anderson said the reduced price, which would bring the price of an average ;lot down by about would be the city's only contribution ownership housing Mortgage funds are being made available by the federal government. The province is i to the scheme. adding on a two per cent sub- sidy on the .federal interest rate of per cent. This will drop the interest rnte to per cent. Alderman Vaughan Hembroff questioned John Hammond, the city solicitor, on the city's legal position when it came to ac- tually enforcing the conditions attached to such sales that pre- vent possible land speculation. Aid. C. W. Chichester, hous- ing committee chairman, said the plan was very similar to the one used for veteran's hous- ing after the Second World War and no problems should be en- countered. Strict control over sale and re-sale of the lots would be maintained by Cen- tal Mortgage and Housing Cor- poration. According to the recom- mendation, lots purchased but not used would revert to regu- lar prices and could not be sold to other developers. AH devel- opments would have to be ap- proved by CMHC. Final bridge's approval for Leth- participation in the federal plan seems assured. Mayor Andy Anderson told council Fred Colborne, provin- cial municipal affairs minister, was in the process of indicating his approval to Robert Andras, Time Airways Ltd.'s 19-pas- senger De Havilland Twin Otter turbo-prop aircraft arrived in Lethbridge this morning for Time's scheduled take-over ot the Air Canada Lethbridge-Cal- gary nm. The plane is fully equipped for all-weather flying with full de-icing and naviga- tional equipment and will be manned by two pilots at all times. Walter R. (Stubb) Boss, pres- ident of Time Air said his firm will he flying all scheduled flights at lo feet above sea level with an air speed of about 190 miles per said the Canadian-built plane is rated as one of the safest planes built because of short take-off and landing capa- bilities. and Whitney engines are in Montreal They are ]et tur- bine engines which pellers. Administrators Get Pay Hike drive pro- j jig." He said the plane is very petiers. ne sam UK; yianc Mr. Ross said the pilots have. versatiie adaptable to floats, completed a factory ki and ble of being Three Hurl On Highway Three Cardston residents were' injured early this morn- ing, none seriously, as a result rf a rear end collision three miles east of Monarch on the new portion of Highway 3. Injured were Katherine Call- Ing Lost, 14, Joseph White Man Left, 27, and Gerald Crazy Boy, Apparently the driver of the car, Stephen Steele, also of Cardston, was blinded by the headlights of an oncoming car and was in collision with the rear of a B.C. car parked on the side of the highway. There were no injuries in the B.C. ve- hicle. Damage amounted to City newcomer Kim Drew las been cast in the lead role of Viola, and University of .ethbridge student Al Janzen, as Orson, for the summer mu- sical, Your. Own Tiling._______ 23. QUALITY DRY CLEANING AT NO EXTRA COST BENJAMIN'S CLEANERS TAILORS 317 10th Street S. PHONE 327-5771 ______---------------------- Cast Picked For Musical Youth Centre Opens Monday A drop-in centre for youth1. 13-16 years, is to be opened Monday evening in the base- ment of Fleetwood School, 9 Ave. and 12th St. A S., under the auspices of the Alberta Ser- vice Corps. The centre, sponsored by the city's department of parks and recreation, will tentatively be open five evenings a week to Aug. 15. Hours may be expand- ed at the request of partici- pants. Tha two corps members a reeling the centre are Dale Rogers, 20, of Edmonton, and Valerie Buckler, 18, of Calgary. The two are paid per day allowance by the province, plus room and board by the city. The first of its type hi Leth bridge, lire drop-in centre will depend completely on the wish- es of participants for its ev- ents. Such events could be camp- outs, sports items or entertain- ment. The centre Monday will be open about 6 p.m. DOMINION DAY HOLIDAY (WEDNESDAY, JULY 1st) Plan To Enjoy Everyone's Favorite! Indoors Outdoors Picnics Family Gatherings In Fact Occasion! Every FAMILY BUCKET 14 pieces Chicken, gravy, 3-85 serves 5 people PARTY BARREL 20 pieces Chicken, gravy, serves 7 to Ei25 10 people 3 AVAILABLE BOTH LOCATIONS SVEN ERICKSEN'S FINE FOODS PASTRY SHOP Corner Mayor Masrath Drive, 3rd Avenuo South Phone 328-8161 1705 Mayor Magrnth Drive Phono 328-7751 The second summer produc- on sponsored by Lethbridge usical Theatre, the rock mu- ca' will run Aug. 21, 22, 28 nd 29 at the Yates Memorial entre. Mrs. Drew recently com- eted two years of university eatre art courses in Ohio nd has plans to enter the niversity of Lethbridge in the Mr. Janzen made his stage ebut in the 1969 summer pro- uction of Little Mary Sun- line. The nine principals also in- lude Ellyn Mells as Olivia and !ark Lowrie as Sebastian. Reid. An eight-member, all Cadets Set For Camp Ray Manychief, provision of- icer for the Kainai Cadet Jorps No. 2384 will at- end the August officer training ourse in Vernon, B.C. to get is commission as second lieu enant. He said three boys from the orps will also be attending he summer training camp in fernon. "These boys have a verj ood chance of being picked to to Quebec on an exchange >rogram sponsored by cade' :rops in he said. In addition, he said there will five boys from the corps at ending a summer training camp in Shilo, Manitoba from July 1 to 17. chorus will also participate in the multi-media production. Your Own Thing, based on Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, was accounted by New York critics as the best musical on- r off-Broadway in 1968. Director for the Lethbridge production, believed lo be the play's premiere performance in Canada, will be Lee Drew. Producer is Dick Mells. Bob Johnson will head an eight-man stage crew, that will also take a few walk-on parts. R. AKROYD PLUMBING-HEATING GASFITTING LTD. 2634 21st Ave. S. For New and Alterations PHONE 328-2106 FREE ES1IMATES The city's administrative of- ficials were granted a 10 per cent salary increase retroac- tive to Jan. 1, 1970 at last night's meeting of city council. The new salary schedule, with the old wage scale shown in brackets, is as follows: City manager director of economic develop- ment utility di- rector finance director (16.000) city clerk city as- sessor (12.000) and engi- neering director 600. Council also passed a resolu- tion that steps be taken to hire consultants to survey and eval- uate job positions rninistralive slaff. Mrs Mells was a cast mem- ,er of Playgoers of Leth- ridge's award-winning produc- tion of The Hostage. Mr. Low- rie was last seen in LMT's SG9 Alberta Regional Drama festival entry. Bus Stop. ..-0.. Also in the cast are Doug be on merit rather than on an Smith, Bob Bainborough, Kirk! across-the-board basis. Jensen, Ian Noble and Virginia j The increase was opposed by Alderman Vera Ferguson, who said wage adjustments should of the ad- Costs of the survey, which L to be done as soon as possible will be charged lo coiitingencj funds, p charged rovided approved by council. Ihey are firs Visibility At Intersections Concern Of New Traffic Law City council Monday gave first reading to a traffic bylaw amendment governing the set- ting back of trees and shrubs from city intersections. The proposed amendment states no hedges or shrubs over 3 feet high will be allowed with- the federal minister responsible or housing. No exact figure on the num- ber of units being approved for le city has been set. girl Horse Request Rejected High School At College The summer high school pro- gram at the Lethbridge Com- munity College starts July 2, and students interested in at- tending may still register. The program offers all Grade 12 subjects except 30; and offers Mathematics 20, Biology 10, Chemistry 10, Phy- sics 10 and Mathematics 10 in the other grades. Tuition is for all courses except biology, chemistry and physics in Grade 10, which are only three days per week and cost About 150 students have reg- istered so far, and registrations will be accepted until classes start Thursday morning at 8 a.m., in LCC's Kate Andrews Building, Room 264. Tns courses end 4_'J3 provide full Alberta 7, and depart- ment of education credits to- ward high school graduation. CUE ANDERSON'S INTERNATIONAL AUTO DAREDEVILS WED, JULY 1ST 1.00 P.M. Lethbridgo Exhibition 2-HOUR FAMILY SHOW OF THRILLS COMEDY AND EXCITEMENT ALSO APPEARING P.M. JULY 1ST CARDSTON RODEO GROUNDS There will be no horse rental usiness in the riyerbottom, at :ast not for the time being. City council last night turned Bridge Work Contract Let City council last night voted o accept a tender of rom Bromley Mechanical Ser- vices Ltd. for renovations to .he 9th St. bridge. The original mdget estimate had been 000. Council approved the alloca- tion of from contingency Xmds to cover the new esti- mate of which includes consulting services. Six portals on tire bridge will be replaced, bringing clearance up to about 19 feet. The bridge will be closed for about two weeks in August while the work is done. Special Rates City council last night referr- ed to the city manager for con- sideration a request from the Pensioners and Senior Citizens Chinook branch that persons over 60 be given reduced rates for bus passes and admission to city sponsored events. Tin's might include reducec ,.rices to such things as the Nikka Yuko Centennial Gar- den. The matter was referred to the city manager because bus passes are currently under re- view. Reaction from several coun cil members was favorable Alderman Joe Balla said there was "a real need" for this kint of help for Lethbridge's seniof citizens. [own a request from Pete Vlarkus, operator of Old West ilables, that he be allowed to use city property just north of ndian Battle Park for this pur- pose. The proposed rental business was to be run with no build- ngs being put up an the site, the horses being transported in and out each day. Both Alderman Jim Ander- son and Aid. C. Chichester said it was an excellent oppor- unity for the city to find out just what effect such an opera- Am would have on the area. Aid. Anderson said permis- sion could be granted on a tria! basis with no real harm to the operator, since he would have n 25 feet of the corner of the intersection. Trees must be trimmed 10 branches or fw.'age are low- er than five feet. All other objects are in- jluded, provided they interfere vith good visibility. Discussion of the aniendmeni centred on the question o) safety versus beauty. Several aldermen pointed out specific cases of intersections they fell lo be dangerous because o; joor visibility. Alderman Jim Anderson sai ie was concerned with the lack of foliage in the city and would have to be shown that an inter section was a traffic hazard be- cause of trees or shrubs. Anticipating some public reaction on the increase in set- ting back from 15 to 25 feet, council gave only first reading, leaving further action until the next council meeting. additional capital invest- ment. Aid. Anderson, however changed his position after some discussion on the possible dam age to foliage in the area tha could be caused by a number of horses over a period of time It was, he said, importan that secondary growth in thi area be protected, even thougl it meant losing the opportunity to ascertain the feasibility o such an operation on a per manent basis. COMPLETE CARPET AND LINOLEUM INSTALLATION HAMILTON'S FLOOR COVERING LID. 909 3rd Ave. S. Ph. 327-5454 YOJ and your family are non-drinkers, Ab- stainers' Insurance Com- pany can probabiy offer you dwelling insurance at lower rales than you are now paying. How are we able to do this? Abstainers' believe ihat non-drinkers are gen- erally more responsibla people and are les? likely to have fires Ihrough carelessness the main cause of fires. Therefore, wo can in- sure non-drinkers at a preferred rate. This means you save money with no reduction in In- surance protection. Why not compare Abstainers' premiums with your present rates now? INSURANCE AGENCIES ITD. 1201 3rd South Phono 328-7777 Representing f COMPANY Evenings Prion6 327-2011 or 327-6091 JCLIFF BLACK, R.D.T., C.D.M.I J61ACK DENTAl IAB MEDICAL DENTAl BIDG. Open Saturdays Evenings by Appointment PHONE 327-2822 RESIDENTIAL COOUNG SYSTEMS CHARLTON HILL LTD. 1262 2nd AVE. S. PHONE 328-3388 NEW WESTGATE APARTMENTS NOW RENTING! 1 and 2 bedroom apartment! now available for Im- mediate occupancy, located at 16th Avenuo and loth Street South, Scenic Drive. These apartment! wo largo units with modern decor including intercom system ond other feature! including a magnificent scenic view. FOR COMPLETE INFORMATION PHONE 3274696 Be Prepared For That Hot Sun This Summer and Install VENTWOOD AWNINGS ATTRACTIVE! VENTILATED! WEATHER-RESISTANT! Do it yourself! Fasten brackets to walls or window casing then at- tach siding to the brackets. Paint or stain No special tools required. VENTWOOD AWNING BRACKETS COME IN TWO SIZESI I Height Projection 18" for short such as Eflh bathroom or kitchen Including All Bolts and Screws 5 Step; 8 Step Height Projection 26" for standard windows such as living room Including All Bolts and Screws ADVANCE LUMBER CO. LTD. "YOUR PIONEER LUMBER DEALER SINCE 1925" Corner 2nd Ave. and 13th St. S. LETHBRIDGE Phono 328-3301 ;